Author: Alison Miles

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Homewood celebrates ranking rise and praise for overall approach to learning

Homewood School’s Sixth Form has moved up the rankings for progress scores for both academic and applied courses in the latest official Department for Education 16-19 performance tables, which include independent schools. Homewood achieved an overall progress score of +0.24 places based on 2019 A level results, taking it to 8th place in Kent and the…
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New IB qualification at Homewood to create ‘career-ready’ students

In a new move to help students meet the increasingly complex demands on them to be career-ready employees, Homewood School & Sixth Form Centre has introduced the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IBCP) as an alternative to A levels. The school believes this new qualification will both broaden sixth formers’ horizons, increase their self-reliance and thereby…
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Former student’s football debut with Sir Bobby Charlton found in archives

A fascinating personal account of a talented former student’s England selection and International debut, alongside footballing legend Sir Bobby Charlton, has come to light in Homewood’s archives. Following news of the death of Arsenal and England schoolboy footballer Ronald (Ron) Saxby, aged 82, volunteers cataloguing Homewood’s archives checked the school’s magazines from 1953 – the…
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